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California Public Employees' Retirement System

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Top California Public Employees' Retirement System Articles

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  • CalPERS names Wall Street executive as its new real estate chief

    CalPERS names Wall Street executive as its new real estate chief
    The California Public Employees' Retirement System said it named Paul Mouchakkaa, a Morgan Stanley managing director, as head of its still-recovering $30-billion real-estate portfolio. Mouchakkaa had been global head of research and strategy for...
  • State pension funds look to recover more after S&P settlement

    State pension funds look to recover more after S&P settlement
    The nation's richest public pension fund was a big winner in the settlement with Standard & Poor's Financial Services over its ratings on mortgage-backed securities lawsuits. But that doesn't mean that the California Public Employees' Retirement System,...
  • S&P is expected to settle litigation over its role in financial crisis

    S&P is expected to settle litigation over its role in financial crisis
    In May 2004, as the U.S. housing market was heating up, Standard & Poor's Financial Services lost to a rival a huge deal to rate mortgage-backed securities to be issued by a major Japanese bank. The reason? S&P's credit standards were too high, an...
  • Price of hip surgery varies from $17,000 to $46,000 in L.A.

    Price of hip surgery varies from $17,000 to $46,000 in L.A.
    Hospital prices for routine knee and hip replacement surgeries vary by tens of thousands of dollars in cities across California and nationwide, a new insurance industry report shows. The Los Angeles and Long Beach market, for instance, had one of the...
  • CalPERS President Rob Feckner is reelected to 11th term

    CalPERS President Rob Feckner is reelected to 11th term
    Board members of CalPERS, the country's largest public pension fund, Tuesday reelected labor leader Rob Feckner to an 11th one-year term as president. Rob Feckner, 57, has worked for the Napa Unified School District for 38 years, starting as a bus...
  • Ex-CalPERS official Villalobos commits suicide

    Ex-CalPERS official Villalobos commits suicide
    A former state pension board member at the center of a long-running influence-peddling scandal that rocked state government committed suicide Tuesday, just weeks before the start of his federal trial on bribery and fraud charges. Police in Reno...
  • Alfred J.R. Villalobos, key figure in CalPERS scandal, commits suicide

    Alfred J.R. Villalobos, key figure in CalPERS scandal, commits suicide
    Alfred J.R. Villalobos, a former state pension fund board member who faced trial next month on federal corruption and bribery charges, has committed suicide, officials said Wednesday. The Reno Police Department confirmed that Villalobos' death was a...
  • CalPERS posts 18.4% return on investments in 2014 fiscal year

    Amid concern over soaring retiree costs, the state's nearly $300-billion public pension fund issued an annual report that showed solid investment gains. The report released Tuesday by the California Public Employees' Retirement System showed an...
  • Ex-CalPERS official facing fraud charges said to be too sick to come to court

    A former state pension fund board member, awaiting trial next month on federal fraud, bribery and other criminal charges, is too sick to come to court, his lawyer said Monday. Alfred J.R. Villalobos, 71, of Reno was a central figure in an influence-...
  • 99 ways to boost pensions in California -- at public cost

     99 ways to boost pensions in California -- at public cost
    Directing traffic is part of a police officer's job, and in the city of Fountain Valley, keeping cars moving comes with a $145 monthly bonus — and a bigger pension. Fountain Valley officers can also pump up their pensions by working with police...
  • Venezia: Gazsi's motivation to move on becomes clear

    When the news hit that Costa Mesa Police Chief Tom Gazsi was retiring and had accepted a job as deputy chief over field operations and emergency management at the Port of Los Angeles, I was happy for him, yet sorry to see him go. But I get it. The...